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Seven arrested for hate crimes after New Zealand mosque shootings

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A tribute to victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks Seven people have been arrested for hates crimes in Greater Manchester over the Christchurch mosque shootings as one man called the gunman a "hero".Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has received 11 reports of offensive behaviour related to the attack, with nine of them online.Two of the arrests were for a racially-aggravated public order offence involving
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Terror investigation in Surrey after man stabbed

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption Counter terrorism units were called to Viola Avenue Counter terror police are investigating a suspected far-right inspired attack in which a 19-year-old man was stabbed.The attack happened in Stanwell, Surrey, on Saturday night where a man carrying a baseball bat and knife was seen shouting racist comments.The victim suffered non-fatal injuries and was taken to hospital.A 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted
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Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing faces questions after crash

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Emmanuel Igunza, at the scene, said there was a huge hole at the point of impactUS plane maker Boeing is facing questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board. It was the second crash in five months involving a 737 Max 8, and comparisons are being drawn with a Lion Air accident
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Rescued Glencoe climber dies after hypothermia

[ad_1] Image caption Two coastguard helicopters were involved in the operation A climber who was rescued after going missing on a mountain in the Highlands has died.The 57-year-old was airlifted from Stob Coire nan Lochan, part of the Three Sisters ridges in Glencoe, on Saturday.He and another climber, 49, were found at about midday, both with hypothermia, after they were reported overdue from a climb the previous day.Both climbers had
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Polls close after Nigerians vote in governor elections

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The governor race in the largest city of Lagos was among those highly contested Nigerians have headed to the polls to elect state and local representatives, two weeks after the presidential poll.Ballots were cast in 29 of the country's 36 states.In oil-rich Nigeria, some state governors control budgets larger than those of neighbouring countries and so these are often keenly contested.President Muhammadu Buhari beat
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R. Kelly released from jail after child support paid

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R. Kelly was released on bail last month but was taken back into custody after failing to pay child support R. Kelly has been released from jail in Chicago after the $161,000 (£122,000) he owed in child support was paid.The Cook County sheriff's office said the money was paid on Saturday morning and he was set free shortly afterwards.It is unclear who made
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Lula back in Brazil prison after grandson’s funeral

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lula left for the cemetery under escort Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is back in prison after being let out to attend his grandson Arthur's funeral.The seven-year-old died of meningitis on Friday. Lula, as he is known, was allowed to go to the burial in São Paulo on Saturday, where supporters gathered to greet him.Lula is serving 12 years in prison
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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam after 4,000km journey

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Kim arrived by train at the border station of Dong DangNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Vietnam ahead of a summit with US President Donald Trump.The second US-North Korea summit follows a historic first round of talks last year in Singapore.Ceremonial guards and flag-waving crowds had lined a red carpet laid out for him as he arrived at
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Venezuela crisis: Univision team ‘briefly detained’ after Maduro interview

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mexican-American journalist Jorge Ramos talks to the media after his crew's release US broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Nicolás Maduro.The incident happened after award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos showed Mr Maduro images of Venezuelans eating from a bin lorry, the network says.Their equipment was confiscated.Venezuela's Information Minister Jorge Rodríguez said the
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Derek Hatton suspended by Labour days after being readmitted

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Derek Hatton has been suspended by the Labour Party less than 48 hours after he was admitted back into the party.The ex-deputy leader of Liverpool council's membership was provisionally approved on Monday, more than 30 years after he was expelled from the party.But senior Labour figures have since complained about the move and comments the ex-Militant man made about Israel.In a tweet in 2012, he urged